Replacing an e-ink screen



E-ink screen
Marking displays E-ink
Marking displays E-ink

Remember that the replacement screen e-book is hard work and if you are not confident in their abilities, it is best to contact your service center. The authors are not responsible for your actions in implementing the recommendations written on the page.

Before replacing the screen to make out an e-book, take off her old (damaged) screen and find on a flexible cable marking model. This marking is necessary to order a new e-ink screen. You can learn how to decode the marking here. Just enter the screen model in the search box of any search engine and choose a favourite shop spare parts.

If the shell halves are held reader to snap, leaving no scratches on them, instead of a screwdriver Expand the joint between the plastic card. After the back cover is opened to disconnect and remove the battery. Next, the loosen connector lock loop flexible display by hooking on both sides of a thin screw driver. Now disable the ribbon cable from the connector. Then, the printed circuit board can be removed for access to the display.

In some models of electronic readers the display is glued tocircuit board and it has to literally "scrub away" bit by bit. Shards of broken glass screen are very acute and thin. It is better to use thin gloves when you are working, so as not to cut your hands.

Before installing the new e-Ink display with base concrete must be removed all the broken glass, dust and other foreign objects. Any piece of glass or even a grain of sand that gets between the main circuit board unit and the screen can cause it to faults again.

Please always remember that the e-ink screen is very thin and fragile and even small deformations it breaks down.



Connector E-ink display with put on and off trail

Every batch of screens has a residual charge compensation voltage VCON, which is from 1.00 to 2.5 V. The required value of the voltage is indicated on the screen in a separate loop tag (look at the upper photo). If after installing the new display the screen is not clean and there's a big amount of "rubbish" you've to regulate the voltage of VCON. In some models of e-books is a resistor on the board of the device for regulating it, in other models is is done programmatically with a help of special utilities.

If the voltage of VCON on the tag of new screen is different from the old one less than on 0.3 V, probably, regulating won't be necessary.

It's important to know, that some manufacturers of e-books in different series of devices can install different models of screens. Before ordering the screen disassemble your reader and verify in the valdity of data of the table. It's necessary!

Be attentive when you order a new screen as displays with additional functions of backlight and sensor have the same markings as displays without these functions. The only difference is the appearance - the number of flexible cables. Compare the photo in the site of the shop with the screen of your e-book.

You can learn more about the purpouse and location of flexible cables here.

The table of models of E-ink screens, which are used more often.



Mo­del of e-rea­derIn­struc­ti­on of dis­as­semb­lingDis­play mar­kingDi­ago­nal, inchType of scre­en, Re­so­lu­tionImgBuy
TextVi­deo
AMAZON KINDLE 3 Wi-Fi    ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
AMAZON KINDLE 4 Special offer        ED060SCF(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
AMAZON KINDLE 5 Special offer    ED060SCG(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED060SCN(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
AMAZON KINDLE 6 Special offer    ED060SCP(LF) C1-556E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
AMAZON KINDLE DX    ED097OC4(LF)9.7E-ink Pearl 825 x 1200           
AMAZON KINDLE Paperwhite        ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
AMAZON KINDLE Paperwhite 2013    ED060XD4(LF) C16E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
AMAZON KINDLE Paperwhite 2015        ED060KD1(LF)6E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
AMAZON KINDLE Touch Special Offer    ED060SCG(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
AMAZON KINDLE Voyage    30-0010396E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
Barnes and Noble GlowLight PlusED060KC1(LF) C1-556E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
Barnes and Noble NOOK GlowLightED060XG2(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024    
Barnes and Noble NOOK Simple Touch        ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Barnes and Noble NOOK with GlowLight        ED060SCE(LF) H16E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Bookeen Cybook Muse Essential    ED060XD6(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Bookeen Cybook Muse FrontLight    ED060XD4(LF) C16E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Bookeen Cybook Odissey 2013 Edition    ED060SCM(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Bookeen Cybook Odissey HD Frontlight    ED060XH2(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Bookeen Cybook OpusED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
DNS AirBook EB603ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Digma E626ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma E627ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma E628ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED060SCN(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Digma E629    ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Digma E631ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma E632ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Digma R655        ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma R658ED060SCN(LF)T16E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Digma R659ED060XC3(LF) C1-006E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Digma R660    ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma S676ED060XD4(LF) C16E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Digma e5ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Digma e501ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Digma e6ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Digma e600LB060S01-RD026VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Digma e601hdLB060X01-RD016E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma e605        ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Digma e625        ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Digma e64mED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Digma e6DGED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma q600    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Digma r60gED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma s602wLB060X01-RD016E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma s605ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma s605fLB060X02-RD016E-ink FLEX 758 x 1024           
Digma s665ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma s675ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma t635    ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Digma t645ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book A6LHDED060XD4(LF) C16E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book C6HDED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book C6LHD    ED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book M6FHDLB060X01-RD016E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book M6HDED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book P60ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Gmini Magic Book R6HD    ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Gmini Magic Book R6LED060SCE(LF) H16E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Gmini Magic Book Z6    ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Gmini Magic Book Z6HD    ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Kobo AuraED060XH3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Kobo Aura H2O    ED068TG1(LF)6.8E-ink Carta 1080 x 1440           
Kobo Aura HD    ED068OG1(LF)6.8E-ink Pearl HD 1080 x 1440           
Kobo Glo        ED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Kobo Glo HD    ED060KG1(LF)6E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
Kobo Mini    ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Kobo Touch    ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Lbook V3+    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Lbook V3+ light    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Lbook V5    ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Lbook V5 light    ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Lbook V60    ED060SC8(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ONEXT Onext Touch&Read 001    A0608E026SIPIX 600 x 800           
Onyx BOOX AmundsenED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX Bering 3ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C63L        ED060XH2(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C63M        ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C67ML DarvinED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
ED060XH7(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C67ML Magellan 2    ED060XC3(LF) C1-006E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C67SM BERING 2ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX C67SML COLUMBUSED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX CaesarED060XH7(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX Cleopatra    ED068OG1(LF)6.8E-ink Pearl HD 1080 x 1440           
Onyx BOOX Cleopatra 2ED068TG1(LF)6.8E-ink Carta 1080 x 1440           
Onyx BOOX Columbus 2ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX Darvin 2ED060KC1(LF) C1-556E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
Onyx BOOX M96 ZeusED097OC4(LF)9.7E-ink Pearl 825 x 1200           
ED097TC1(LF)9.7E-ink Pearl 825 x 1200           
Onyx BOOX Monte CristoED060KD1(LF)6E-ink Carta HD 1072 x 1448           
Onyx BOOX PrometheusED097OD2(LF)9.7E-ink Pearl 825 x 1200           
Onyx BOOX T76 SML Nefertiti    ED068OG1(LF)6.8E-ink Pearl HD 1080 x 1440           
Onyx BOOX Vasco da GamaED060XH7(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i62M Victoria    ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i62ML    ED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i63M NEWTONED060XG3(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i63ML KopernikED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i63ML MaxwellED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i63SL KeplerED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Onyx BOOX i86ML Moby DickED080TC1(LF)8E-ink Pearl HD 1200 x 1600           
Onyx BOOX ???????-??????ED060XD4(LF) T1-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Pocketbook 301        ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 302ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 360 Plus New    ED050SC3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 515 Mini    ED050SC5(LF)5E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED050SU3(LF)5VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 611 Basic        ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
ED060SC9(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 613 Basic New        ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
ED060SC8(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 614 Basic 2    ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED060SCG(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Pocketbook 630 Fashion    ED060XC3(LF) C1-006E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Pocketbook Aqua 640ED060SCE(LF)T1-0I6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Pocketbook Basic Touch 624ED060SCE(LF)T1-0I6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Pocketbook Ink Pad 840ED080TC1(LF)8E-ink Pearl HD 1200 x 1600           
Pocketbook Pro 602    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook Pro 612    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Pocketbook Pro 912    ED097OC1(LF)9.7VIZPLEX 825 x 1200           
Pocketbook Touch 622    ED060SCM(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Pocketbook Touch Lux 2 626    ED060XC3(LF) C1-006E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Pocketbook Touch Lux 3 626 PlusED060XD4(LF) U2-006E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
ED060XH7(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Pocketbook Touch Lux 623    ED060XH2(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Pocketbook ULTRA 650    ED060XG3(LF)6E-ink Carta 758 x 1024           
Prestigio PER3664BC        OPM060A16O-paper 600 x 800           
OPM060A26O-paper 600 x 800           
Prestigio PER5664BC    ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Qumo Libro    LB060S02-RD016VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Qumo Libro II    LB060S02-RD016VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Qumo Libro Lux IIED060SCE(LF) H16E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Reader Book 1ED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Ritmix RBK-200OPM043A24.3O-paper 600 x 800           
Ritmix RBK-700ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
RoverBook AlphaED060XC3(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
SONY PRS-300    LB050S01-RD015VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-350    LB050S01-RD025VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-500ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-505    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-600        ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-650    ED060SC9(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-700ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-900    LB071WS1-RD017.1E-ink Pearl 600 x 1024           
SONY PRS-950LB071WS1-RD017.1E-ink Pearl 600 x 1024           
SONY PRS-T1        ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-T2    ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
SONY PRS-T3        ED060XC5(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Texet TB-116ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Texet TB-116FL    ED060XG1(LF)6E-ink Pearl HD 758 x 1024           
Texet TB-126OPM060A16O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-136OPM060A16O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-138OPM080A18O-paper 758 x 1024           
Texet TB-146ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
ED060SCL(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Texet TB-166ED060SCE(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Texet TB-176FLOPM060A16O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-216ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Texet TB-416    OPM060A16O-paper 600 x 800           
OPM060A26O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-416FL    OPM060A26O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-418FLOPM080A18O-paper 758 x 1024           
Texet TB-436OPM043A24.3O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-504OPM043A24.3O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-506OPM060A26O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-526FLOPM060B56O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-536FLOPM060B56O-paper 600 x 800           
Texet TB-566OPM060BA6O-paper 600 x 800           
ViewSonic VEB620    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Wexler E5001        LB050S01-RD025VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Wexler E6001    ED060SC4(LF)6VIZPLEX 600 x 800           
Wexler E6002    ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Wexler E6003ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Wexler E6005ED060SC7(LF)6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Wexler E6007ED060SCE(LF)T1-0I6E-ink Pearl 600 x 800           
Wexler Flex One    LB060X02-RD016E-ink FLEX 758 x 1024           





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